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Characteristics of advanced hydrogen maser frequency standards

By: Peters, H. E

...opment at Goddard Space Flight Center to pro- vide advanced frequency and time standards for the most demanding applica- tions is concentrated prima... ...the most stable as well as the most fundamental device presently used for time and frequency control for general applications. (Other atomic hydroge... ...drogen masers at present, and six of these are being used at GSFC at this time. Four of the seven masers are the NASA prototype masers (NP-1, NP-2, ... ... so there is a Doppler shift. It is, however, only the special relativity time dilation effect. The atomic clock of the traveling hydrogen atom runs... ...ic correction, as well as the stability of the field over long periods of time. One of the most important points for users of hydrogen masers is tha...

... Collection; Astrophysics and Technical Documents; In house research and development at Goddard Space Flight Center to provide advanced frequency and time standards for the most demanding app...

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Universal Time

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...n the rotation of the Earth. It is a modern continuation of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), i.e., the mean solar time on the Prime Meridian at Greenwich, a... ...T is sometimes used loosely as a synonym for UTC. In fact, the expression "Universal Time" is ambiguous (when accuracy of better than a few seconds is... ...imes used loosely as a synonym for UTC. In fact, the expression "Universal Time" is ambiguous (when accuracy of better than a few seconds is required)... ...t with a scaling factor and other adjustments to make them closer to solar time. Contents ... ... Contents 1 Universal Time and standard time 2 Measureme... ... Contents 1 Universal Time and standard time 2 Measurement ... ... 8 External links Universal Time and standard time Prior to the introducti... ...tside the purpose for which it was called, which was to choose a basis for universal time (as well as a prime meridian). During th... ... based on the Greenwich meridian.[4] In 1935, the term Universal Time was recommended by the International Astronomical Union as a...

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Effects of flight on noise radiated from convected ring sources in coaxial dual flow. Part 2: The noise from heated jets

By: Dash, R
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Universal Time-Sharing System

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... Unknown The Universal Time-Sharing System (UTS) was an operating system for the XDS Sig... ... Unknown The Universal Time-Sharing System (UTS) was an operating system for the XDS Sigma series ... ...Sigma series of computers, succeeding Batch Processing Monitor (BPM)/Batch Time-Sharing Monitor (BTM). UTS was announced in 1966, but because of delay... ...n to batch-mode production jobs, symbiont (spooled) I/O, and critical real-time processes. System Daemons, called "ghost jobs" were used to run monito... ...plus the Xerox 560. CP-V offered "single-stream and multiprogrammed batch; timesharing; and the remote processing mode, including intelligent remote b... ... CP-R CP-R (Control Program for Real-Time) was a realtime operating system for Xerox 550 and Sigma 9 computer sy... ...tary operating systems Universal Timesharing System ... ... Unknown The Universal Time-Sharing System (UTS) was an operating system for the XDS Sig...

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Description of the Universal Time Dial Regulator

By: Niehaus, Frederick

...0 HoUinger Corp. pH 8.5 \ V BSSGMPTWS «ilfiiiil illmi Slil wKi %" 4r —WITH— TIME DIAL. —AXD — YalBaWeM MmiWii Iiifomation of tlie Tiie of tlie I / ii... ...tor Movement, equal to any other made in this country, and warranted to keep time. It runs eight d:iys by a weight and has a long Pend- ulum. The Case... ... showiest and richest Clock made, besides the practical use of the different times. It shows, besides the Local Time, the time of 15 dif- ferent place... ...ratented, March 26th, 1872. OHDERS FROMIFTL^ir ATTIGMDED TO. DIFFEREHCES OF TIME Between St. Louis and the principal cities of the World. INLAND CITI... ...T r- C^ I o o SandwiciiiTAiaito Athens ,Alexandria. ''jfc^ Tm DlAIi. The Time Dial on the 24 Hour system is very interesting to students, and will... ...taining study in crossing the Ocean. F. £7ZEZZA'CrS, AND MANUFACTCRER OF THE UNIVERSAL TIME DIAL REGULATOR, No. SOT K. Fourth Street, ST. LOUIS, MO. ...

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Coordinated Universal Time

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...ted Universal Time (French: temps universel coordonné, UTC) is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time. It is one of se... ...nd time. It is one of several closely related successors to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). For most purposes, UTC is used interchangeably with GMT, but GM... ...he scientific community; also, some assert GMT can refer to British Summer Time (BST), which is one hour ahead of UTC.[1] UTC was ... ...mittee in Recommendation 374,[2] having been initiated by several national time laboratories. The system was adjusted several times until leap seconds... ...ng of Earth's rotation.[4] Leap seconds keep UTC within 0.9 second of universal time, UT1.[5] See the "Current number of leap seconds" section fo... ...e. If high precision is not required, the general term Universal Time (UT) may be used.[6] The term Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) does... ... CUT Coordinated Universal Time French ... ... UTC unofficial English: "Universal Time Coordinated";[7] unofficial French: "Universel Temps Coordon... ... The official abbreviation for Coordinated Universal Time is UTC. This abbreviation arose from a desire by the Interna...

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Communications systems research

By: NON

...k and the downlink, and accurate ranging can be accomplished in a shorter time. I. ~ntro~uction The range from a ground tracking station to a space... ...cking station to a space- craft is determined by measuring the round-trip time required for a ranging code sequence signal to be trans- mitted from... ...nd 16 is so that adjacent compo- nents decorrelate in a shorter length of time. Compo- nents cs and co are orthogonal over 256 psec, the period of ... ...ec or less. Operationally, the first component (w2) is transmitted for a time long enough for the clean-up loop to acquire frequency and phase lock... ...ement. Since the downlink SNR is normally lower than the uplink SNR, the time required to measure range to the desired accuracy is determined prima...

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Universal law

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...In law and ethics, universal law or universal principle refers as concepts of legal legitimacy actions, whereby... ...se principles and rules for governing human beings' conduct which are most universal in their acceptability, their applicability, translation, and phi... ...ophical basis, are therefore considered to be most legitimate. One type of Universal Law is the Law of Logic which prohibits logical contradictions kn... ...he Law of Logic which prohibits logical contradictions known as sophistry. Universal Law, the Law of Logic is based upon the universal idea that logic... ...tempting to assert that an apple and no apple can exist at and in the same time and in the same place; and, attempting to assert that A and not A can ... ...e; and, attempting to assert that A and not A can exist at and in the same time and in the same place. See also ... ...See also Natural law Universality (philosophy) Categories ... ...tempting to assert that an apple and no apple can exist at and in the same time and in the same place; and, attempting to assert that A and not A can ... ...e; and, attempting to assert that A and not A can exist at and in the same time and in the same place. See also ...

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All chain Loran-C time synchronization

By: Sherman, H. T

.... Coast Guard ABSTRACT A program is in progress to implement coordinated universal time (UTC) syn- chronization on all Loran-C transmissions. The p... ...ard ABSTRACT A program is in progress to implement coordinated universal time (UTC) syn- chronization on all Loran-C transmissions. The present cap... ...requency standard adjustment and improved monitoring capability. External time monitor stations will utilize television time transfer techniques wit... ...allation is scheduled to commence early in 1974. The paper discusses the time monitor equipment groups and the interrela- tionships with the ground... ... addresses forth-coming improvements to transmitting stations and how the time monitor and navigation equipmcnts will complement each other resultin... ...cussion of the Loran-C system as a means for the dissemination of precise time and time interval (PTTI) is contained in the proceedings*, as is Loran...

...talog subcollection information: NASA Publication Collection; Astrophysics and Technical Documents; A program is in progress to implement coordinated universal time (UTC) synchronization on all Loran-C transmissions. The present capability...

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Universal Genève

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...sal Genève SA is a Swiss luxury watch company, founded in 1894 as "Universal Watch". Since its beginnings, the company has produced complete ... ...s, and throughout the 20th century, distributed many notable and important timepieces. Along with neighboring Geneva companies Audemars Piguet, Gira... ...ompanies Audemars Piguet, Girard-Perregaux, Patek Philippe and Rolex, Universal is internationally regarded for its style of craftsmanship and ... ...eating the first-ever chronographic wristwatch in 1917. > > publisher = universal.ch accessdate=2011-02-25 /> History 1894-1930s: Beginnings... ...ed and briefly based in Le Locle, co-founder Ulysse Perret would relocate Universal to Geneva in 1919, solidifying the company's status as a Genève ... ...r Le Locle ( Neuchâtel region), Perret had conceptualized the company as Universal Watch in 1894 with classmate Numa-Emile Descombes, both of whom ... ...assmate Numa-Emile Descombes, both of whom were horology students at the time. Although Universal first begun only as a manufacturer and retailer of... ...ld War I. By 1925, the duo created the brand's first patented self-winding timepiece called the Auto Rem, an octagon-shaped men's wristwatch with lo... ...ore the start of World War II. In addition to its automatic "smooth sweep" timekeeping, the Compax was also equipped with a built-in stopwatch which...

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Precise time and time interval data handling and reduction

By: Fisher, L. C

...data handling and reduc- tion, An outline of the data involved and of the Time Service computerization of these functions is presented. INTRODUCTIO... ...stations. It is the mechanSrs of this role of the U. S. Naval Observatory Time Service which I plan to discuss this afternoon. With the rapid develo... ...he rapid development of timing systems, the increase in data input to the Time Service has been tremendous. However, there has not been a correspondi... ...h 1973 it was decided to inaugurate automatic data processing for Precise Time and Time Interval data as much as possible. As all data from the Defe... ...rence or Cesium number; the identification of the monitored syatteme; the time compari- son; a check number; and the date/time of the comparieon (Fi...

...ental catalog subcollection information: NASA Publication Collection; Astrophysics and Technical Documents; In the past year, the increase in Precise Time And Time Interval data to be reduced to the U.S. Naval Observatory Master Clock and the requi...

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Universal controls

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... that can be enforced across multiple applications, systems, or platforms. Universal controls are based on a universal policy language, such as XACML.... ... throughout the enterprise, across user identity, roles, business context, time, locations, and dynamically-created groups. The same information contr... ... deployed across multiple resources, spanning multiple enterprise systems. Universal controls, built on a 4GL business language, integrate and interop... ...ared, across heterogeneous networks. Companies can use universal controls to protect data in a consistent way across multiple stor... ...CD drives, portable devices, and printer and file servers. A single set of universal policies control access, handling, and sharing of information by ... ... Contents 1 Real-Time, Context-Based, Universal Enforcement 2... ... 1 Real-Time, Context-Based, Universal Enforcement 2 The Flexibility of O... ... 5 External links Real-Time, Context-Based, Universal Enforcement Regardless of... ...ate business conditions against attempted data access and handling in real time. Based on policy evaluation results, universal controls can actively p...

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Date and Time on the Internet : Timestamps

By: G. Klyne

... July 2002 Date and Time on the Internet: Timestamps Status of this Memo This document speci... ...(2002). All Rights Reserved. Abstract This document defines a date and time format for use in Internet protocols that is a profile of the ISO 8... ...t is a profile of the ISO 8601 standard for representation of dates and times using the Gregorian calendar. Table of Contents 1. Introduction ..... ...3. Two Digit Years ......................................... 4 4. Local Time .............................................. 4 4.1. Coordinated U... ... Time .............................................. 4 4.1. Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) ...................... 4 4.2. Local Offsets .......... ...l times expressed have a stated relationship (offset) to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). (This is distinct from some usage in schedulin... ... the introduction of UTC. Such timestamps are expressed relative to universal time, using the best available practice at the stated time.... ...erpreted as described in RFC 2119 [RFC2119]. UTC Coordinated Universal Time as maintained by the Bureau International ... ...Internet protocols MUST be fully qualified. 4. Local Time 4.1. Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) Because the daylight saving rules for local time zo...

...Introduction: Date and time formats cause a lot of confusion and interoperability problems on the Internet. This document addresses many of the problems encountered and makes recommendations to improve consistency and interoperability when represen...

............... 2 2. Definitions ............................................. 3 3. Two Digit Years ......................................... 4 4. Local Time .............................................. 4 4.1. Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) ...................... 4 4.2. Local Offsets ......................................... 5 4.3. Unknown Local Offset Convention ...........

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Universal Soul

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...ards East Coast Dj of the Year and was mentored by Jorun, former member of Universal Soul (now heading First Words ). This group’s origin can be tra... ....I.Z. and Tacktishion, and Voodoo as dancer. Jorun still collaborates with Universal Soul and has been a driving force behind the Halifax hip hop scen... ...ofile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=50258190 Universal Soul along with Jorun were responsible for revitalizing this city... ...o obtained media attention and subsequently made their careers. Style Universal Soul maintain that they “rap like human beings” and they “aren’t ... ...ey “aren’t one thing or another.”Joey Adrian MacNeil. Keeping it Real with Universal Soul http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElwV2mF2hUY While they make ... ...rences in their music, the most prominent theme is nostalgia for youth and times past, as in the case of their best known single Way Back in the Day, ... ..., be who they are, and represent Halifax hip hop. Releases Their album Time Capsule was released in 2003, and features music compiled over the pre... ...or “Way Back in the Day” - 2004 African-Canadian Recording of the Year for Time Capsule - 2004 New Artist of the Year - 2004 Urban Recording of the Ye...

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Thermal barrier coating life prediction model development

By: Demasi, J. T. ; Ortiz, M. ; Sheffler, K. D; Manning, S. L.
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Universal Syncopations

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... Recorded 2002 Universal Syncopation Studios, Italy March 2003 Rainb... ...s (1992) Universal Syncopations (2003) ... ...s (2003) Universal Syncopations II (2005) ... ... Universal Syncopations is an album by Czech bassist Miroslav Vitous recorde... ... Reception Thom Jurek of Allmusic states "Universal Syncopations is by turns a return to not the old forms, but rathe... ...Alegria Time Remembered: John McLaughlin Plays Bill Evans ... ...Alegria Time Remembered: John McLaughlin Plays Bill Evans ...

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Clock synchronization experiments using OMEGA transmissions

By: Chi, A. R. ; Wardrip, S. C

...n of the two carrier frequencies was made at each test site, thus, coarse time (76 microseconds) from the OMEGA trans- mitted signals to within the ... ...thin the ambiguity period of each OMEGA frequency was extracted. The fine time determination, which wss extracted from the phase difference between ... ...ransmissions, whicharephase controlled at the trans- mitter relative to a time scale such as ITC, have been successfully used for many years with re... ... fraction of a period is obtained by meas- uring the phase differences or time interval between the coincident positive zero crossings of the receiv... ...ique. The emitted \'LF signals from OMEGA stations art: synchronized to a time sc. 1e with refer- ence to UTC of January 1972. Each signal after pro...

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Universal Sports

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... (original launch; as WCSN) June 16, 2008 (2008-06-16) (relaunch; as Universal Sports) ... ... Verizon FiOS Channel 804 (HD) Universal Sports (officially Univ... ... 1.1 World Championship Sports 1.2 Universal Sports ... ... 1.2 Universal Sports 2 Universal Sports HD ... ...gh the digital subchannels of several stations owned by the Granite Broadcasting Corporation.[3] Universal Sports ... ...el was Comcast, the nation's largest cable company and part-owner of Universal Sports' co-parent NBCUniversal at the time (it would later acquire the ... ...it-just-seems-that-way.html ^ http://alpinepress.com/article/universal-inks-deal-with-time-warner-leaves-comcast-fans-b... ...etwork) Time Warner Cable (Metro Sports, ... ... Sports Time ...

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A synoptic study of Sudden Phase Anomalies (SPA's) effecting VLF navigation and timing

By: Swanson, E. R. ; Kugel, C. P

... be represented by a rapid phase run-off which is approximately linear in time, peak! :g in about 6 minutes, and followed by a linear recovery. 'Qpi... ...over long paths. The typically observed phr~se variation as a function of time is shown in Figure 1, including short term variations due to atmosphe... ... path c. Sunspot number 4. 'Probability' curves giving the percentage of time that propagation was dis- turbed above a certain level. Due to the s... ...by manually scanning the recorded charts for SPA'S and measuring observed times, rates and offsets. The time and phase offset determinations were st... ...r general navigation aboaid relatively slow-moving vehicles. The receiver time constants (approximately 30-69 seconds) and tracking rates were, ther... ...ges or rates wer the propagation path being investigated. \I'hile lacking universality, the approach renders the statistics independent of assumed i...

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Universal Daddy

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... "Dance With Me" (1986) "Universal Daddy" (1986... ...usalem" (1986) Universal Daddy is the 6th single by Al... ... Track listings 7" single "Universal Daddy" — 3:57 ... ..."Next Generation" — 3:58 12" single "Universal Daddy (Aquarian Dance Mix)" —... ... US Promotional 12" single (PR-978) "Universal Daddy (Vocal/Extended Remix)"... ... In 2014, the "Aquarian Dance Mix" and the unaltered b-side "Next Generation" were released for the first time on CD on so80s presents Alphaville...

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Statistical properties of high performance cesium standards

By: Percival, D. B
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Universal Groove

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... Release dates 2007 Running time 72 ... ... Language English Universal Groove is a long-delayed inde... ...ion 4 Studio break-in and release 5 What is the "Universal Groove"? ... ... 7 External links Synopsis Universal Groove is an opportunity to e... ...to experience the pre-millennium underground party scene through the eyes of eight people who all tap into the Universal Groove - the moment when a pa... ...moment's notice. Push (Corey Besner) is an opportunistic dealer. Themes Universal Groove explores many differen... ... eight characters. These themes include free-spirited drug use, release, escape from one's troubles, the first-time experience, homosexuality, and man... ...ly noted to be confused and high; leading to his overdose during production. The tight schedule allowed little time for Haim's recovery. ...

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Rocket Fuv Observations of the Io Plasma Torus During the Shoemaker-Levy/9 Impacts

By: Wilkinson, E.

...Description: We observed the Io torus from 820-1140 A on universal time (UT) 20.25 July 1994 from a sounding rocket telescope/spectrograph. These observations serve as only the fourth published spectrum of the torus in this wavelength range, and the only far ultraviolet (FUV) data ...

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Time

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... Current time 09:09, 21 January 2015... ... Creation End time Day of Ju... ... Time in physics ... ... Spacetime Time travel ... ... The flow of sand in an hourglass can be used to keep track of elapsed time. It also concretely represents the present as being between the past a... ... Universal ... ... Newton's law of universal gravitation ... ...ated to the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich in the UK. Universal Time (UT) is the modern term for the international telescope-base... ...mes used informally to refer to UT or UTC. Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is the basis for modern civil time. Since 1 January 19...

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Municipal Socialism; A Series of Articles Reprinted from the Times.

By: Times

...hc cmim£5 .. LONDON: PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY GEORGE EDWARD WRIGHT, THE TIMES OFFICE, PRINTINO HOUSE SQUARE. '9 02 •. ,., I PREFACE. Some di... ...ts. My first article on "The Crisis ill British Industry" appeared in The Times on November 18, 1901. It produced a letter signed "W. B.," published... ...to Printing House Square as follows:- "I notice that in his letter to The Times this morning "V. B.' points out (quite justifiably) that I have had'... ...e articles were thereupon "'ritten and (wIth one exception) sent in to The Times in one parcel early in July. It has been stated that the Industrial... ...the articles. It will be seen that the sketch of the articles was in TlIe Times Office three months before that excellent organization caDle into ex... ...one hand, her •• enterprise" is heid up by enthl1siasts as a" model" for universal mUlIicipal imitation. On the other, there are mutterings of disc...

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Universal grammar

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... Argument The theory of Universal Grammar proposes that if human beings are brought up under normal... ... lexical words). As a result, property X is considered to be a property of universal grammar in the most general sense (here not capitalized). ... ...capitalized). There are theoretical senses of the term Universal Grammar as well (here capitalized). The most general of these wou... ...rammar as well (here capitalized). The most general of these would be that Universal Grammar is whatever properties of a normally developing human bra... ...ormally developing human brain cause it to learn languages that conform to universal grammar (the non-capitalized, pretheoretical sense). Using the ab... ...y all of these languages. For example, their default point of reference in time (expressed by bare verb stems) is not the present moment, but the past... ...what is known about how languages are spoken and how languages evolve over time. For instance, Morten Christiansen and Nick Chater have argued that th... ...r verbs, producing forms like goed and eated and correct these errors over time.[15] It has also been proposed that the poverty of the stimulus proble... ...f implicit negative feedback that allows them to correct their errors over time such as how children correct grammar generalizations like goed to went...

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Standard Time for the United States of America, Canada and Mexico

By: American Society of Civil Engineers. Special Committee on Standard Time

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org STANDARD TIME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERI... ... World Public Library.org STANDARD TIME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CANADA AND MEXICO Title: STANDARD TIME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERI... ...... ...circular to some person who may be able to do so. <~'0 American Society of Civil Engineers. COMMITTEE ON STANDARD TIME. SANDFORD FLEMING, Esq., Ottaw... ...sed for this country should be such as to commend itself to other nations for adoption, so as ultimately to become universal. The time system which we... ... its various appointments, for purposes of pleasure or business, in accord- ance with some standard, which, if not universally satisfactory, is at lea... ...pelled to take an interest. In the United States of America and in Canada the desirability of the adoption of some universally recognized system for t... ... of Mr. Fleming adopted in the resolution, to be distin- guished as cosmopolitan time, and might equally be called universal or absolute time. Any obs... ...r of hours, into the particular time of each standard meridian. Mr. Fleming proposes, also, that the hours of this universal time shall be distinguish...

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Universal (metaphysics)

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...hings have in common, namely characteristics or qualities. In other words, universals are repeatable or recurrent entities that can be instantiated or... ...uality of being green. Metaphysicians call this quality that they share a "universal." There are three major kinds of qualities or characteristics: ty... ... and relations (e.g. father of, next to). These are all different types of universal.[2] The noun "universal" contrasts with "indi... ... The noun "universal" contrasts with "individual", while the adjective "universal" contrasts with "particular". Paradigmatically, universals are ab... ..., whereas particulars are concrete (e.g. the person of Socrates). However, universals are not necessarily abstract and particulars are not necessarily... ...Thought Time Tru... ... Philosophy of space and time Tel...

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Meridional Thermospheric Neutral Wind at High Latitude Over a Full Solar Cycle : Volume 16, Issue 10 (30/11/-0001)

By: B. Pibaret; J. Lilensten; C. Lathuillere; O. Witasse

... in the ionospheric F region. For locally geomagnetically quiet periods the neutral winds have been binned according to season, solar activity, and universal time. The diurnal and seasonal behaviors and the effect of the solar flux are described. An empirical model of the meridional neutral wind for the high latitudes at eight altitudes in the ionospheric F region over...

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Universal Nation

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...e to the several individual releases, the song has three different titles: Universal Nation, Universal Nation ’99 and Universal Nation (The Real Anthe... ...). Mike Dierickx is generally praised for his high quality productions. Universal Nation is often quoted as an "all time favorite trance record". I... ... his high quality productions. Universal Nation is often quoted as an "all time favorite trance record". In 1999 Universal Nation won "Best club singl... ...al Nation is often quoted as an "all time favorite trance record". In 1999 Universal Nation won "Best club single Move-X Dance Awards". Universal Nat... ...All of them were extremely well received in the European clubscene. Today Universal Nation is regarded as an ultimate trance classic. Interestingly t... ... align="left" Belgium (Dance chart) align="center" 1997 align="left" "Universal Nation (The Real Anthem)" align="center" 1 align="left" Belgi...

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Stopwatch and Timer Calibrations

By: Jeff C. Gust

...A NIST Recommended Practice Guide Special Publication 960-12 Stopwatch and Timer Calibrations Jeff C. Gust Quametec Corporation Robert M. Graham Sandi... ...tandards and Technology Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director ii ◆ Stopwatch and Timer Calibrations Certain commercial entities, equipment, or materials may... ... Mail: Stop SSOP , Washington, DC 20402-0001 iii FOREWORD Stopwatch and timer calibrations are perhaps the most common calibrations performed in th... ...rations are perhaps the most common calibrations performed in the field of time and frequency metrology. Hundreds of United States laboratories calib... ...rations ...............................3 1.C. Traceability and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) ......................................................... ...t can be adjusted, repaired or replaced. 1.C. Traceability and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) As previously discussed, when we calibrate a device by... ... laboratories around the world and creates a time scale called Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) that realizes the SI second as closely as possible, an... ...om the United States, see www.cenem.mx for more information. * Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) ** Eastern Time † Central Time †† Mountain Time ‡ Paci... ...m human reaction time, but it requires a calibrated signal generator and a universal counter. The counter is set to TOTALIZE, with a manual gate. A ...

...Introduction: To Stopwatch and Timer Calibrations. This document is a recommended practice guide for stopwatch and timer calibrations. It discusses the types of stopwatches and timers that require calibration, the specifications and tolerances of these dev...

............ix List of Tables ........................................................................................x 1. Introduction to Stopwatch and Timer Calibrations ..........1 1.A. The Units of Time Interval and Frequency ................1 1.B. A Brief Overview of Calibrations ...............................3 1.C. Traceability and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) .......

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Universal default

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...a phenomenon that dates from the mid-1990s. Credit card companies included universal default language in their cardholder agreements at that time, due... ...included universal default language in their cardholder agreements at that time, due to increasing deregulation of the industry. Today, approximately ... ...ustry. Today, approximately half of the banks that issue credit cards have universal default language. However, since the inception of these provision... ... considered several bills to curb abusive credit card practices, including universal default provisions. In the meantime, the Office of the Comptroll... ...ter. In 2007, Citibank became the first bank to voluntarily eliminate its universal default provision. In 2009, most forms of the practice were outl... ... subsidizing those who default at the expense of those who always pay on time (or alternatively, to allow loans to be given to a broader range of cu... ...d, the risk premium (or amount charged extra for the risk) is set at the time of an account opening. However, this does not take into consideration ... ...mer fails to make a payment on a particular lender's credit card, but with universal default, the lender will charge the rate if the customer defaults... ...the concept argue that lenders should use all available information at all times in order to avoid adverse selection . These supporters argue that th...

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Ancillary Information for Each of the 237 Stations in the Epa Database

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...cerpt: (Derived from ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/software/cdrom/samson/samstns.txt) The station WBAN number, latitude, longitude, elevation (meters), time zone, and the periods of time during which solar radiation data were being collected are all included. Information specific to subsets of stations is provided in footnotes. Standard time zone (TZ) indicates hours to be a...

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Universal Robotics

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...uartered in Nashville, Tennessee.Hogan, Hank. (November/December 2010). "Universal Robotics' 3D Vision." Robotics Business Review : 23-25. The com... ...8, the company specializes in complex processes not previously automated. Universal’s flagship intelligence software, Neocortex, enables robots to pe... ... intelligence platform with modular sensing and control software products, Universal Robotics currently provides flexible applications for materials h... ...g. Today’s software products include 3D machine vision productshttp://www.universalrobotics.com/products (SpatialVision, Spatial Vision Robotics, Spa... ...ction, and automated robot programming (Autonomy). Applicationshttp://www.universalrobotics.com/urapplications include Unlimited Box Moving, Unlimite... ...s offers three modular software product families: Neocortex® provides real-time intelligence. Spatial Vision® performs multi-dimensional sensing (Spa... ...ots programmed actions corresponding to variables, leading to failure each time an unprogrammed variable is encountered. Neocortex is based on the pat... ...d and failed in past attempts. It responds dynamically to change with real-time sensory input and uses memory to match what is known with what it is l... ...ssets/riauploads/file/TH_RIA_David_Peters.pdf Its database compounds over time allowing for adaptation. With enough experience, Neocortex can enable ...

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Electrodynamic Coupling Between Ionospheric Convection Patterns in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres : Volume 14, Issue 4 (30/11/-0001)

By: M. I. Pudovkin; V. E. Zakharov

...rrent source is proposed. The electric field patterns are calculated consistently both in the northern and southern hemispheres. Effects of season, universal time, solar and geomagnetic activity, the neutral atmosphere winds, and of the IMF sector structure are considered. In particular, dynamics of the parameters of convection cells are investigated that depend on th...

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Universal Robina

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...t brand food product companies in the Philippines .http://www.urc.com.ph/ Universal Robina Corporation Website History and profile Universal Robi... ...ided to construct a corn milling plant to produce glucose and cornstarch, Universal Corn Products (UCP), the first building block of the company that... ...CP), the first building block of the company that would become URC. For a time, business was good. However, Mr. John was still looking ahead, working... ...ogs business in the latter part of the 70s. 1966 saw the establishment of Universal Robina Corporation, which pioneered the savory snacks industry in... ...e group was completed. All the different companies are now organized under Universal Robina Corporation, divided into three focused groups: the Bra... ...ks, beverage, and grocery products, the Agro-Industrial Group, composed of Universal Corn Products, Robina Farms, and Robichem, for the production and...

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Technocracy. Social Universals

By: Smyth, William Henry, 1855-1940

...anization and Their Functions: Production, Distribution, Direction. Social Universals By William Henry Smyth CAN ANY "LIFELESS THING PRODUCE AN EVERL... ... arc full to overflowing with evidence to the persistance of prac- tically universal belief in sorcery, de- monology, witchcraft, black-art and magic.... ...ghbors' hoards, bears steal honey, and bee swarms rob each other. Aeons of time and ages of human experience have not resulted in any essential change... ... to our modern Wizard (of "Finance") that respectful awe which in all past times we have been accustomed to render to his forebears and predeces- sors... ...r that will work. Method. Now this method, though unfor- tunately far from universally prac- ticed, is quite universally available. There is no reason... ...bottom of a cluster of interrelated effects one must reach a simple cause. Universal Applicability. This effective method of attack is seemingly of un... ...- aster. After seasonal floods of Sierra 12 TECHNOCRACY snow waters have, time and again, destroyed, wholesale, men's works and the products of their... ...lves they must run their "natural" course. And, like as not before we have time to catch our breath, the flood will be upon us; that direst deluge of ... ...alogue of in- ert, dead "facts." A law of nature implies motion-, not rest Universal Energy in universal orderly activity it is not a static, but a dy...

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Universal code (ethics)

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...n nature. Since humans are both sensible and intellectual, and at the same time motivated by impulse, they must be guided by rules of conduct to balan... ...whether one's actions were moral, he said it should be considered what the universal benefit would be if everyone behaved in such a fashion. For examp... ... unethical to steal. In abiding by these laws, it is possible to see how a universal code of ethics could be built up. However, men like Marx and ... ...up. However, men like Marx and Engels believed that there could be no universal code of ethics because all ethics and philosophy are relative to ... ...thing powerful men did was defined as moral., Philosophy:Ethics:History. Universal ethics There are several ethical standards that seem to apply ac... ...mbers of society, and prohibition against incest are all examples of these universal morals. Most cultures also have some version of the golden rule ...

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National Transportation Safety Board Washington, D.C. 20594 Safety Recommendation Document Series

By: Mark V. Rosenker

...on Washington, D.C. 20591 On January 16, 2002, about 0920 coordinated universal time (UTC), Garuda Indonesia Airlines flight 421, a Boeing 737-3... ...gton, D.C. 20591 On January 16, 2002, about 0920 coordinated universal time (UTC), Garuda Indonesia Airlines flight 421, a Boeing 737-300 (Indone... ...injuries. Daylight instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the power loss. 2 Flight 421 departed from the resort island of... ...erials are incorporated into operating manuals and training programs in a timely fashion. Therefore, the National Transportation Safety Board recomm... ...erials are incorporated into operating manuals and training programs in a timely fashion. (A-05-20) Acting Chairman ROSENKER and Members ENGLEMAN ...

...Excerpt: On January 16, 2002, about 0920 coordinated universal time (UTC), Garuda Indonesia Airlines flight 421, a Boeing 737-300 (Indonesian registration PK-GWA) equipped with two CFM56-3-B11 turbofan engines, experienced a dual-engine flameout (power loss) during approach to ...

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Universal Blues

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... Universal Blues (2003) ... ...ic [1] Universal Blues is the debut album by Chicago-based rock band The Redwalls,... ...on November 18, 2003 through Undertow Music. In 2007, the band re-released Universal Blues on Princeton Lane Records with six bonus tracks from early ... ... Composer(s) Time 1 ... ... 11 "Universal Blues" The Redwalls ... ... ^ Allmusic review ^ "Universal Blues CD". CD Universe. Retrieved 2009-01-02.  ...

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